senate Bill S1072

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to health facilities and services in correctional facilities

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 referred to health
Feb 11, 2019 reported and committed to finance
Jan 10, 2019 referred to health


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Feb 11, 2019 - Health committee Vote

Aye with Reservations
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Health Committee Vote: Feb 11, 2019

nay (2)
aye wr (1)
excused (1)

S1072 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Senate Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§2801, 2803 & 206, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A9675
2021-2022: S4538, A168

S1072 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to health facilities and services in correctional facilities.

S1072 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1072 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K


                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 10, 2019

Introduced  by  Sen.  RIVERA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Health

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to health  facilities
  and services in correctional facilities


  Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 2801 of the public health law,  as
amended by section 1 of subpart B of part S of chapter 57 of the laws of
2018, is amended to read as follows:
  1.  "Hospital"  means a facility or institution engaged principally in
providing services by or under the supervision of a physician or, in the
case of a dental clinic or dental dispensary, of a dentist, or,  in  the
case  of  a  midwifery  birth  center, of a midwife, for the prevention,
diagnosis or treatment of human  disease,  pain,  injury,  deformity  or
physical  condition,  including, but not limited to, a general hospital,
public health center, diagnostic center, treatment center, dental  clin-
ic,  dental dispensary, rehabilitation center other than a facility used
solely for vocational rehabilitation, nursing home, tuberculosis  hospi-
tal,  chronic  disease  hospital,  maternity  hospital,  midwifery birth
center,  lying-in-asylum,  out-patient  department,  out-patient  lodge,
dispensary,  CORRECTIONAL  HEALTH  CARE  FACILITY  and  a  laboratory or
central service facility serving one or more such institutions, but  the
term  hospital  shall  not  include  an institution, sanitarium or other
facility engaged principally in providing services for  the  prevention,
diagnosis  or treatment of mental disability and which is subject to the
powers of visitation, examination, inspection and investigation  of  the
department  of  mental hygiene except for those distinct parts of such a
facility which provide hospital service. The provisions of this  article
shall  not  apply  to  a  facility or institution engaged principally in
providing services by or under the supervision of the bona fide  members
and  adherents  of  a  recognized religious organization whose teachings

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.


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